[Marxism] Ultralefts side with colonial master against Irish people

Danielle Ni Dhighe danielle at irsm.org
Wed Feb 7 18:00:11 MST 2007


Luko, I would point out that it's not us supposed "ultralefts" 
opposed to the GFA who are "committed to law and order and to stable 
and inclusive partnership government" with the colonial master!

 >The Sinn Fein resolution addresses these concerns, and stipulates
 >that such a police service must be a) impartial (seen under the Irish
 >experience with the Orange State), b) not under London's control, but
 >under the control of the local community.

Whether the police are controlled from Belfast or from London, their 
purpose is to maintain both British and capitalist rule.  In a 
capitalist state, police cannot ever be "impartial".  To suggest 
otherwise is to engage in petit-bourgeois liberalism.

 >the popular whishes for a police of the people, by the people, and
 >for the people

What kind of so-called Marxist would believe that police in a 
capitalist state can ever be "a police of the people, by the people, 
and for the people"?

Danielle Ni Dhighe
Coordinating Committee Member
Irish Republican Socialist Committees of North America
danielle at irsm.org - http://www.irsm.org/irsm.html





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